How to Become Sponsored
If you are an athlete, you have undoubtedly asked yourself this question: “what does it take to get free gear or become sponsored?”
For clarification, you can be a good athlete and have some sponsorships, but not be classified as a pro. The simple difference between “being sponsored” and “being a pro” is that sponsorships are like stepping stones towards earning a pro status.
The standard definition of a pro triathlete according to USA Triathlon is described HERE://www.usatriathlon.org/membership-services/elite-membership.aspx
Earning sponsors throughout your career as an athlete helps to support your training and allows for more commitment to the sport. In these articles you will learn unique ideas for landing a sponsorship.
While there are many ways that a sponsorship can happen, this blog aims to assist you with some of the most traditional ways. Reading these articles will not guarantee you a sponsorship, because sponsorship comes only through your determination to be a great athlete. The purpose of this blog is for providing creative ways to improve your athlete career. My goal for everyone reading this is to “put you ahead of the game” and hopefully answer most of your questions about the professional realm of sport.